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Tusk

Museum number:
2-142
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020000142
Alternate number:
46 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.46
Object count:
1
Description:
Walrus tusk with overall engraved and darkened scenes, one side only; umiaks with hunters, reindeer with herdsman, walruses, 1 eel-like animal, and others. Novelty made for sale.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Northwest Bering Sea, Alaska
Culture or time period:
Alaskan Eskimo
Collector:
Charles L. Hall
Collection date:
1895
Taxon:
Odobenus rosmarus
Object type:
ethnography
Accession date:
August 12, 1902
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 78 centimeters
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